Amy Mary Cuzens (1879 - 1972)

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Amy Mary Cuzens
1879 - 1972
St Kilda, Australia
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St Kilda, Australia
Amy Mary Cuzens was born in 1879. She is the child of Johnston Charlotte Cuzens and Amy Mathews Cuzens. She died in 1972 in St Kilda, Australia at age 93.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Amy Mary Cuzens died in 1972 in St Kilda, Australia at 93 years old. She was born in 1879. She is the child of Johnston Charlotte Cuzens and Amy Mathews Cuzens.

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In 1879, in the year that Amy Mary Cuzens was born, on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

In 1902, at the age of 23 years old, Amy was alive when the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1912, by the time she was 33 years old, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1953, by the time she was 74 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1972, in the year of Amy Mary Cuzens's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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